NHFPL Takes On Fractured Fairy Tales

We love this great New Haven Independent article about Mitchell Branch’s Animation Celebration! program. Haley Grunloh’s been facilitating this recurring event since last May and it’s grown to one of NHFPL’s most popular online events! Check out our online events calendar if you’re interested in the next Animation Celebration! (or any of our other virtual … Continued


Library Doors Swing Back Open

Our friends at the New Haven Independent wrote a great piece about our re-opening. Public Service Administrators Susan Totter and Sharon Lovett-Graff spoke to the Independent about the library’s re-opening (at limited capacity), our plans to keep patrons, and our excitement to see your faces in person again! Check it out here. Image Credit: New … Continued


Mitchell Library & Sharon Lovett-Graff Mentioned In Arts Paper

Author (and Mitchell Library regular) Ainissa Ramirez sat down with Lucy Gellman to discuss the new book, The Alchemy of Us. Ramirez chatted about her influences, inspiration, and process in writing the book. She also gave a shoutout to Mitchell Library and NHFPL Public Services Administrator Sharon Lovett-Graff, (Mitchell’s former branch manager), for her assistance … Continued


Books Sandwiched In: New Haven Librarians on Programming During the Pandemic

The Yale Herald chatted with our own Rory Martorana and Isaac Shub about Books Sandwiched In, Adult Services’ virtual author talk series. Want to learn about the program’s legacy here, it’s impact, and what’s on the horizon for April? Check it out on the Yale Herald website! Image Credit: Kapp Singer and Robert Samec, Yale … Continued




Creatives Nadine Nelson and Esther Tseng Talk About The Future Of Food

New Haven loves its food — growing it, foraging for it, cooking it, eating it. And that is exactly what NHFPL Ives Squared Creative-in-Residence Nadine Nelson and her guest, Esther Tseng, discussed on this week’s Co-Create program. From the influence of indigenous cultures on the food we eat today to the future of food and … Continued